Current and former HIP interns launch research projects on the same rocket
by Hannah L. Robbins
Mosquitos buzzed in the warm, night air at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Half past midnight on July 18, and still the spectators could not detect activity on the launch pad. In the dark, among fellow scientists and students, Harvard Stem Cell Institute Internship Program (HIP) intern Michael Liu waited. Read more about Student science rendezvous in space
Harvard stem cell scientists have discovered that the clump of cells that gives rise to the embryonic heart also contains cells that form the heart’s plumbing, such as the aorta and the other great vessels.